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DVD/Blu-Ray

If it’s been a long week and you’re ready to kick back at home rather than venture out to the theaters, or if you’re trying to cut back on buttery popcorn, you’re in luck: Hudak on Hollywood curates a list of our favorite (and not-so-favorite) films recently released on Blu-Ray.

Blu-Ray pick of the week: The Northman

Blu-Ray pick of the week: The Northman

“The Contractor” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.The Northman“Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.” These words were spoken by circa 500 BCE Chinese philosopher Confucius. Even if they did make their way to Nordic countries circa 900 CE, it’s...

Blu-ray pick of the week: cloak and dagger

Blu-ray pick of the week: cloak and dagger

“The Devil You Know” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Cloak and DaggerOne of the silver linings of getting older is obtaining the sense of what was important to you as a child. The test is a simple one. Ask yourself: How fondly do you remember it? Then if the answer...

Blu-Ray pick of the week: The batman

Blu-Ray pick of the week: The batman

“X” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.The BatmanAs a genre, superhero movies tend to have a lot in common with each other. They’re all stories about heroic (or sometimes anti-heroic) crusaders (sometimes caped and sometimes not) with dual identities (sometimes secret...

Blu-Ray pick of the week: Licorice pizza

Blu-Ray pick of the week: Licorice pizza

“Infinite” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Licorice PizzaWriter-director Paul Thomas Anderson revisits two of his favorite subjects—the 1970s and California’s San Fernando Valley—in “Licorice Pizza,” a movie that, as far as I observed, featured neither licorice nor...

Blu-Ray Pick of the week: Uncharted

Blu-Ray Pick of the week: Uncharted

“Dog” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.UnchartedNintendo has Mario. Sega has Sonic. Microsoft has Master Chief. Sony, for their video game console Play Station, has Nathan Drake, protagonist in their numerous “Uncharted” games. So who better than good ole reliable...

Blu-Ray pick of the week: Turning Red

Blu-Ray pick of the week: Turning Red

“Blacklight” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Turning RedSometimes I like being wrong. When Disney/Pixar’s animated feature “Turning Red” first begins we’re introduced to thirteen-year-old Meilin (voice of Rosalie Chiang) and I thought she was going to be...

Blu-Ray pick of the week: ‘Round Midnight

Blu-Ray pick of the week: ‘Round Midnight

“Moonfall” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.'Round MidnightBertrand Tavernier, the director and co-writer of 1986’s “’Round Midnight,” imbues the movie with a visual style and pacing reflective of its main character, Dale Turner (Dexter Gordon), as well as its Oscar...

Blu-Ray Pick of the week: Cyrano

Blu-Ray Pick of the week: Cyrano

“V/H/S 94” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.CyranoThe reason great classics endure the tests of time and place is because they have a universal appeal to which all peoples, in all times and places, can relate. At the heart of these classics is typically a protagonist...

blu-ray pick of the week: Spider-man: No way home

blu-ray pick of the week: Spider-man: No way home

“C’mon C’mon” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.Spider-Man: No Way HomeOne of the appeals of virtuous superheroes is how they can serve as models for our own lives. We may never achieve the supreme level of virtuosity as our favorite costumed vigilantes, but it’s their...

Blu-Ray pick of the week: scream

Blu-Ray pick of the week: scream

“Death on the Nile” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.ScreamMy guess is that if I was writing about movies coming to home video in 1996, I would have recommended “Scream” the week it hit the shelves of your local VHS rental store. That would have been my highest...